An external condom is a thin sheath rolled over the penis before sex. It protects against sexually transmitted infections along with preventing pregnancies. You can read more about the method here.
Are external condoms widely available in Burkina Faso?
Yes, external condoms are available at public and private clinics and hospitals; pharmacies and convenience stores.
Do I need a prescription to buy external condoms in Burkina Faso?
No, you don’t need a prescription to buy external condoms.
Is there any age restriction for accessing external condoms in Burkina Faso?
No, there’s no age restriction for accessing external condoms.
How much does an external condom cost in Burkina Faso?
External condoms are available free of charge at public health centers and can cost between 25 and 500 West African CFA francs at pharmacies and convenience stores.
What are the different external condom brands available in Burkina Faso?
The most widely available brands in Burkina Faso are Kiss, Durex, Manix and Desirex.
Who can I contact for more information about external condoms in Burkina Faso?
Association Burkinabe pour le Bien Etre Familial
+226 25 31 05 98/25 31 75 10
Marie Stopes Burkina – Patte-d’oie clinic (Ouagadougou)
Boulevard des Tansoba Reongo opposite the Patte d’Oie bus station
+226 25 38 08 91
Marie Stopes Burkina – Bobo-Dioulasso clinic
Next to the SONAPOST bobo KOKO, on the edge of the boulevard, in the city AN II
+226 20 98 45 45
Marie Stopes Burkina – Koudougou clinic
On national road 14 in sector 4, west of the SHELL bus station
+226 25 44 09 19